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Sens. Cruz and Cornyn Issue Statement on Venezuela’s Detainment of Texas CITGO Executives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding the Government of Venezuela’s detainment of six CITGO executives from Texas: “We have long been concerned about potential foreign influence and ownership of CITGO Petroleum, a subsidiary of Venezuela’s state-owned PDVSA, and the impact it could have on operations throughout the U.S. The recent detainment by the Venezuelan government of six CITGO employees – five U.S. Citizens […]

Katy Prairie Conservancy wins Proud Partner Award

Houston, November 13, 2017 – The Katy Prairie Conservancy, MD Anderson, and Asakura Robinson were awarded the Proud Partner Award from Keep Houston Beautiful at the 33rd Annual Mayor’s Proud Partners Luncheon. This award is given to organizations who have demonstrated a commitment to keeping Houston beautiful. The MD Anderson Prairie project was born in 2012 in response to the demolition of the Houston Main Building at the corner of Holcombe Boulevard and Fannin Avenue […]

Katy Faces Atascocita in High School Playoffs Friday

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers resume their quest for the state championship this weekend when they play Atascocita Eagles in the Class A regional round of the Texas high school Class 6A playoffs. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Friday at NRG Stadium. Katy comes into the matchup with a 10-0 record. The Tigers defeated Cy Ranch last week in the area round, 55-7. They defeated Fort Bend Travis in the bi-district round two weeks […]

Most Destructive Hurricane Season on Record Ends

Hurricane Harvey Devastates Harris County (Harris County, TX) – As the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season comes to an end, weather experts are calling it the most destructive season on record. Three major hurricanes – Harvey, Irma, and Maria – were responsible for most of the destruction. Harvey spread a destructive path across much of southeast Texas, while Irma impacted Florida and Maria shattered Puerto Rico. Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Central Texas Coast as a […]

Katy Crushes Cy Ranch, 55-7, in Football Playoffs

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers advanced in the Texas Class 6A Division I playoffs with a 55-7 win over Cy Ranch Saturday at NRG Stadium. The Tigers improve to 10-0. Cy Ranch ends its season with an 8-3 record. On its first possession, Katy junior running back Deondrick Lewis scored on a 44-yard run with 5:39 left in the first quarter. After forcing a three-and-out, the Tigers went to work again, scoring on a […]

Cornyn, Blumenthal Bill to Protect Children from Online Predators Signed Into Law  

WASHINGTON – Yesterday the President signed into law the PROTECT Our Children Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). This legislation will reauthorize the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program, a national network of 61 coordinated task forces representing 3,500 federal, state, and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies that combat online child exploitation across the country. U.S. Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) are […]